Presented on Thursday, November 3, 1988 at Quarry Farm.
Professor Susan K. Harris of the English Department at Queens College (City University of New York) will speak on "Four Ways to Kill a Mackerel: Mark Twain and Laura Hawkins." Professor Harris' principal work is Mark Twain's Escape from Time. She is currently writing a book on American Women's Novels, 1850-1870 and is the review editor for Legacy: A Journal of Nineteenth Century American Women Writers. As the Center's second Distinguished Academic Visitor in the current academic year she will also give guest classes in English and American Studies courses at the College.